"When you're eating those oysters at home this time of year, remember, they haven't been sitting on a shelf since October," she says. "Someone just hauled them out of the bay. Watermen and sailors are out there in the elements when everyone else is by the fireside."


If you go

What: Sailing Into the Season, an evening of nautical holiday music

Where: The Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St., Annapolis

When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday

Admission: $15 in advance, $20 at the door (includes refreshments)

For more information or to make reservations: visit amaritime.org or call 410-295-0104.

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